Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 660 593 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.02% 5.13% 6.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.25% 12.89% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 493 510 689
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5867 4599 5213
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.63% 39.76% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 3982 4410
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 418 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Cheshire -18 130 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Merseyside +13 58 £31,000 -13.89% 6
Lancashire +5 48 £36,750 -8.13% 4
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 376 (56.97%) Web Services
2 348 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (41.97%) C#
3 277 (41.97%) HTML
4 276 (41.82%) .NET
5 271 (41.06%) JavaScript
6 261 (39.55%) SQL
7 248 (37.58%) Java
8 228 (34.55%) JSON
9 227 (34.39%) CSS
10 225 (34.09%) SQL Server
11 197 (29.85%) MVC
12 196 (29.70%) OO
13 194 (29.39%) SOAP
14 185 (28.03%) ASP.NET
15 179 (27.12%) jQuery
16 151 (22.88%) WCF
17 145 (21.97%) Microsoft
18 134 (20.30%) RESTful
19 131 (19.85%) Scrum
20 129 (19.55%) Oracle
21 124 (18.79%) Git (software)
22 122 (18.48%) Finance
22 122 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
23 121 (18.33%) Degree
24 119 (18.03%) Software Engineering
25 114 (17.27%) .NET Framework
26 113 (17.12%) Windows
27 111 (16.82%) TDD
28 108 (16.36%) Test Automation

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (5.45%) Apache
2 29 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (4.09%) CMS
4 24 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 20 (3.03%) EPiServer
7 18 (2.73%) JBoss
8 13 (1.97%) NServiceBus
8 13 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.67%) nginx
11 9 (1.36%) OpenROAD
12 8 (1.21%) IIS
13 6 (0.91%) CICS
13 6 (0.91%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.76%) Confluence
15 4 (0.61%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Magento
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.52%) SaaS
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (0.76%) Office 365
4 4 (0.61%) GitHub
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 82 (12.42%) HTTP
2 56 (8.48%) FTP
3 21 (3.18%) SSL
4 18 (2.73%) HTTPS
5 17 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 15 (2.27%) RS-232
7 8 (1.21%) Wireless
8 7 (1.06%) LAN
8 7 (1.06%) WAN
9 6 (0.91%) IMAP
9 6 (0.91%) Internet
9 6 (0.91%) SMTP
9 6 (0.91%) SS7
10 4 (0.61%) Intranet
11 3 (0.45%) DHCP
11 3 (0.45%) DNS
11 3 (0.45%) SAN
11 3 (0.45%) VLAN
12 2 (0.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.06%) MySQL
3 48 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 32 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 27 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.33%) Big Data
10 22 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (2.58%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.97%) DB2
13 13 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.36%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 124 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 106 (16.06%) Visual Studio
3 105 (15.91%) Subversion
4 69 (10.45%) NUnit
5 60 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 56 (8.48%) JIRA
6 56 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (8.18%) Eclipse
8 48 (7.27%) JUnit
9 46 (6.97%) MSTest
10 41 (6.21%) Selenium
11 36 (5.45%) SonarQube
12 25 (3.79%) Ant
13 20 (3.03%) ReSharper
14 19 (2.88%) Bitbucket
14 19 (2.88%) Cucumber
14 19 (2.88%) IntelliJ
15 16 (2.42%) MSI
15 16 (2.42%) Vagrant
16 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 122 (18.48%) Finance
2 41 (6.21%) Law
2 41 (6.21%) Retail
3 36 (5.45%) Banking
4 33 (5.00%) Marketing
5 23 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.58%) Automotive
7 13 (1.97%) Games
7 13 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.52%) Back Office
9 9 (1.36%) French Language
10 8 (1.21%) Advertising
10 8 (1.21%) German Language
10 8 (1.21%) Japanese Language
11 6 (0.91%) Electronics
11 6 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 404 (61.21%) Developer
2 121 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 98 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 86 (13.03%) C# Developer
5 79 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 77 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 68 (10.30%) Software Engineer
8 48 (7.27%) PHP Developer
9 44 (6.67%) Analyst
10 43 (6.52%) Software Developer
11 38 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
13 26 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (3.94%) Siebel Developer
13 26 (3.94%) Workflow Developer
14 25 (3.79%) .NET Software Engineer
15 23 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (3.18%) SQL Developer
17 20 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
18 17 (2.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (56.97%) Web Services
2 277 (41.97%) HTML
3 276 (41.82%) .NET
4 228 (34.55%) JSON
5 227 (34.39%) CSS
6 194 (29.39%) SOAP
7 185 (28.03%) ASP.NET
8 179 (27.12%) jQuery
9 151 (22.88%) WCF
10 134 (20.30%) RESTful
11 114 (17.27%) .NET Framework
12 107 (16.21%) XSLT
13 105 (15.91%) HTML5
14 103 (15.61%) AngularJS
15 100 (15.15%) REST
16 71 (10.76%) Entity Framework
17 68 (10.30%) LINQ
18 66 (10.00%) WPF
19 64 (9.70%) CSS3
19 64 (9.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.61%) iPad
2 56 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.45%) N-Tier
4 33 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.39%) User Experience
6 25 (3.79%) Mobile App
7 23 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.27%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 15 (2.27%) Internet of Things
10 14 (2.12%) PMI
10 14 (2.12%) TRADACOMS
11 13 (1.97%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
14 7 (1.06%) Clustering
15 6 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 113 (17.12%) Windows
2 73 (11.06%) Linux
3 32 (4.85%) Mac OS
4 23 (3.48%) Unix
5 19 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 14 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.97%) Android
9 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (29.85%) MVC
3 196 (29.70%) OO
4 131 (19.85%) Scrum
5 122 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 111 (16.82%) TDD
8 108 (16.36%) Test Automation
9 103 (15.61%) Web Development
10 92 (13.94%) OOP
10 92 (13.94%) Unit Testing
11 91 (13.79%) SDLC
12 65 (9.85%) E-Commerce
13 64 (9.70%) BDD
13 64 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (9.09%) DevOps
14 60 (9.09%) UML
15 54 (8.18%) MVVM
15 54 (8.18%) RUP
16 47 (7.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 277 (41.97%) C#
2 271 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 261 (39.55%) SQL
4 248 (37.58%) Java
5 104 (15.76%) T-SQL
6 67 (10.15%) PHP
7 66 (10.00%) C++
8 47 (7.12%) XPath
9 43 (6.52%) PL/SQL
10 38 (5.76%) C
11 36 (5.45%) VB.NET
12 26 (3.94%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 23 (3.48%) Python
14 19 (2.88%) XAML
15 16 (2.42%) Ruby
16 15 (2.27%) PHP 7
16 15 (2.27%) VB
16 15 (2.27%) XQuery
17 13 (1.97%) COBOL
18 9 (1.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (18.33%) Degree
2 26 (3.94%) Siebel Certification
3 19 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.97%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.52%) ISEB
7 7 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCAD
9 2 (0.30%) MCPD
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.00%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) SLA
3 6 (0.91%) WAI
4 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.30%) GCP
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (1.67%) Docker
2 6 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (5.15%) Puppet
2 6 (0.91%) Kibana
2 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.91%) Terraform
3 5 (0.76%) Salt
4 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.30%) Nessus
4 2 (0.30%) Nmap
4 2 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.15%) Packer
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 129 (19.55%) Oracle
3 27 (4.09%) SAP
3 27 (4.09%) Siebel
4 18 (2.73%) Zend
5 12 (1.82%) Google
6 10 (1.52%) Chordiant
6 10 (1.52%) Cognizant
6 10 (1.52%) IBM
7 9 (1.36%) Actian
8 5 (0.76%) Adobe
8 5 (0.76%) hybris
8 5 (0.76%) Perforce
8 5 (0.76%) Sybase
9 4 (0.61%) HP
9 4 (0.61%) Sun
9 4 (0.61%) VMware
9 4 (0.61%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.30%) Sage